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Ethiopians & Rastafari By Esther Sellassie Antohin
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Connections between the traditional Ethiopian culture and Rastafari
The First Book of Ethiopian Maccabees By D.P. Curtin
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Meqabyan, also referred to as Ethiopian Maccabees or Ethiopic Maccabees (Amharic: መቃብያን, which is also transliterated as Makabian), are three books found only in the... More > Ethiopian Orthodox Old Testament and Beta Israel Mäṣḥafä Kedus Biblical canon. These books are completely different in content and subject from the more commonly found books of Maccabees in Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Bibles. The account of the "Maccabees" described in these sacred texts are not those of the advent of political dealings of the Hasmonean dynasty of Judea, nor are they an account of the "Five Holy Maccabean Martyrs", or the "woman with seven sons", who were also referred to as "Maccabees" and are revered throughout Orthodoxy as the "Holy Maccabean Martyrs". The Maccabees who are referenced do not correspond to known martyrology and their identity is never full clarified by the ancient author. However, they do assume the familiar moniker of being "a Maccabee", the etymological origins of which remain disputed.< Less
THE CRUCES OF POST 1991 ETHIOPIAN POLITICS: Revolutionary Democracy, Democratic Developmentalism and the Late Meles Zenawi By Habtamu Demiessie
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This book gives a comprehensive account on the rules of the game in Ethiopian politics, economy and bureaucracy since 1991. Hence, critical look on the revolutionary democratic line and the concept... More > of democratic developmentalism takes the pillar of narratives. Meles Zenawi having been at the fore in defining the course of Ethiopian politics in the period of interest, the book depictes on his life and works. Indeed, understanding Meles Zenawi goes beyond a simple biographic sketch. As he was the ideologue of his party - Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) - the theory and practices of Meles have been the foundation of state governance in Ethiopia since 1991. More importantly, depicting on the path the revolutionary democratic leader passed in his political venture was telling about the prevailing political system and/or political culture in the country.< Less
Ethiopian Literary Giants and their Works: Novel, Play and Journalism in Ethiopia (1850's-1960's) By Habtamu Girma Demiessie
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This book gives a comprehensive account on literature landscape of Ethiopia in a period from 1850's through to 1960's. It tries to infer the dynamics of the fabrics of Ethiopian society with... More > biographic sketches of giant Ethiopian writers and their literary works. The book is organized into two parts. In the first part, the history of Ethiopian literature in general and that of Amharic literature in particular is depicted, the reference period being from 1850's to 1960's. To that end, broad elements of literature - fiction and non-fiction - were reviewed, with focus on novel & novella, drama & plays, journalism & journalistic works. In the second part, the short biography of 30 Ethiopian literary giants depicted. The book reflects how the political, socio-economic and socio-cultural dynamics in Ethiopia shaped and/or shaped by literary works & life of Ethiopian writers.< Less
Angel From The East By Waheba Selassie
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"..Meroe was a great city and metropolis, a city of higher civilization. It buildings were of red brick. The ancient Kingdom of Meroe was upper Nubia and was divided into agricultural and... More > grazing lands". "...Thus, civilization flourished in Africa thousands of years ago. Africans were politically free and economically independent. Their social patterns were their own and their cultures truly indigenous". (H.I.M Emperor Haile Selassie)< Less
Ethiopia: The Land, Its People, History and Culture By Yohannes K. Mekonnen, Editor
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This book is a general survey of Ethiopia as a country and its people. It focuses on many subjects about Ethiopia's history, geography, politics, ethnic groups and their cultures. The book also... More > covers Eritrea - its people, history and culture - but the main focus of the book is on Ethiopia.< Less
ETHIOPIA: A Cultural History of an Ancient Land By Gary R. Varner
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According to ancient Ptolemaic writings, Ethiopians were the first men that ever lived and the first to worship the gods and to honor the gods with sacrifice. Some believe that the Ethiopians were... More > the origination of Egyptian religion in the worship of Osiris as well as the worship of Zeus. The Ethiopians, according to Herodotus, “reverence of the gods Zeus and Dionysos alone, and these they greatly honour; and they have an Oracle of Zeus established, and make warlike marches whensoever this god commands them by prophecy and to whatsoever place he commands.” Science was also believed to have traversed from the Upper Nile, the homeland of the Ethiopians, into Egypt. Before these gods, however, the ancient Ethiopians worshipped the serpent and even sacrificed to it. Today many believe Ethiopia is the resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. This book is an ethnographic analysis of the ancient cultures of Ethiopia, their religious beliefs and current environmental and political challenges.< Less
Tiers of Slavery In Qatar By Ruby Salam
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Tiers of Slavery in Qatar is a political human social scientific biographic novel addressing much of what is hidden in Qatar and the Gulf states. A heroic tale on survival and the power of... More > strength, with doses of human entertaining moments. The focus is on Mami, an Ethiopian maid and Ruby, an ex-pat lecturer in a university. The two women have so much and so little in common, but for a strong bond while navigating the kefala racist, sexist system that surrounds them both. Within Mami’s slave class, there is stratification. Similarly, even within Ruby's middle class, there is stratification. Qatar’s society is a complicated infrastructure of levels within levels, and labels within labels. The impact of these levels and labels on the lives of the 2.6 million souls living in Qatar and those living in the Gulf is an emotional, political, philosophical and eye-opening journey. There are many tiers to slavery. Enjoy this journey into Qatar, Ethiopia at a very intimate level.< Less
تراجـيديا القـرن الافريقـي السياسـية By خالد محمد عثمان
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"The Political Tragedy of the Horn of Africa" is about the spread of the political crises in the Horn of Africa through the history of the region and the escalation of these crises... More > recently, since the 20th century. This book follows the socio-political development in the Horn of Africa, as well, since the early days the communities existed in the area. It begins with the last Ethio-Eritrean conflict to analyze the historical political relations between the two countries and explains in historical details how the countries in the Horn of Africa have been created as states to serve the European powers. Good for universities and other educational institutions. الحرب الاثيو-ارترية الاخيرة كانت حافزا لاعادة قراءة تاريخ القرن الافريقي السياسي و اعادة تحليله بطريقة جديدة نفتقر اليها في اعلامنا و مكتبتنا المعاصرة. لهذا فان كتاب "تراجيديا القرن الافريقي السياسية" هو اول كتاب من نوعه ليس حول الحرب فحسب، بل حول التطورات السياسية في المنطقة عبر التاريخ< Less
Tiers of Slavery in Qatar By Ruby Salam
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Tiers of Slavery in Qatar is a political human social scientific biographic novel addressing much of what is hidden in Qatar and the Gulf states. A heroic tale on survival and the power of... More > strength, with doses of human entertaining moments. The focus is on Mami, an Ethiopian maid and Ruby, an ex-pat lecturer in a university. The two women have so much and so little in common, but for a strong bond while navigating the kefala racist, sexist system that surrounds them both. Within Mami’s slave class, there is stratification. Similarly, even within Ruby's middle class, there is stratification. Qatar’s society is a complicated infrastructure of levels within levels, and labels within labels. The impact of these levels and labels on the lives of the 2.6 million souls living in Qatar and those living in the Gulf is an emotional, political, philosophical and eye-opening journey. There are many tiers to slavery. Enjoy this journey into Qatar, Ethiopia at a very intimate level.< Less

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